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Stagnant salaries: Pay for Gov. John Bel Edwards’ cabinet secretaries little changed from Jindal...

During his 2015 gubernatorial campaign, Gov. John Bel Edwards criticized the “exorbitant” salaries former Gov. Bobby Jindal paid his cabinet secretaries. Yet once elected,...

Publisher: Leaders don’t have to be politicians

In about 50 days we will go to the polls to vote for local, state and national elections. But lately, elections and politicians haven’t...

Bondage, wilderness and the Promised Land

I once heard a man in a movie say, “Tomorrow will be a day of days.” He simply meant it will be something of...
Stephanie Riegel

Riegel: The Louisiana connection to the Superstorm Sandy litigation

In the wake of the historic August flood, there has been a renewed interest locally in the plight of flood victims of Superstorm Sandy,...

Baton Rouge business community’s heavy hitters still up in the air on mayoral race

Now that Labor Day has come and gone, the political season is officially underway. But the Baton Rouge mayoral race has yet to capture...
Stephanie Riegel

Riegel: How entrepreneurial know-how turned Celtic into a community of caring

Some of the biggest movies ever filmed in Louisiana were shot at Celtic Media Centre. Perhaps, one day, producers will again flock to Baton...

President Obama to tour flood damage in Baton Rouge next week

President Barack Obama, who has come under fire for not disrupting his Martha’s Vineyard vacation to visit a flood-devastated Louisiana, will visit Baton Rouge...

Trump, Pence arrive in Baton Rouge to tour flood damage

GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump and his running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, are in Baton Rouge today to tour flood-damaged neighborhoods. The Associated Press...

Publisher: Police and union reform must happen

Publisher's note: Our community has experienced some tough and tragic times in the past six weeks. The shootings seemed to divide our community, and...
Stephanie Riegel

Riegel: Getting beyond the gridlock

On Aug. 4, Gov. John Bel Edwards and Congressman Cedric Richmond held a press conference to announce they’d secured $60 million in federal highway...

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